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Media Release - Monitoring of Critical Incidents at Wickham Newcastle

On 7 April 2023 a critical incident was declared by the NSW Police Force (NSWPF) in Wickham, Newcastle. The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) was notified of the critical incidents by the NSWPF.

The NSWPF are investigating the circumstances of the incidents and the investigations will be reviewed by the Professional Standards Command. The LECC is independently monitoring the investigation of each critical incident under Part 8 of the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission Act 2016 to ensure public confidence in the investigation.

Further information about the LECCs role in monitoring critical incident investigations can be found at https://www.lecc.nsw.gov.au/oversight/critical-incident-monitoring

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